Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Quick Recap

March 30th, 2011. Shall I recap the last few days/week of my life? Okay. Last week I got sick. It was sudden, it was violent and it was short. Woke up Wednesday morning feeling fine. Found my way to school … Continue reading

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Innuendo and Cavemen

Hello everyone. I have great news. Today is March 24th, 2011. After 36 days in Korea I have finally had internet set up in my apartment.  Not unlike many events in my life, the process of getting internet involved several … Continue reading

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Shellfish, Towers, Beer and Liability

A pretty ominous title right? Bet I got your attention with that one. The reason I chose this title is not arbitrary – I will talk about each of these things in sequence in this entry. First; shellfish. On friday … Continue reading

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Escaping a grizzly fate

March 15th, 2011. Today I got my ARC (Alien Registration Card). This is a piece of photo identification without which you are powerless in Korea. While waiting for this little beauty to arrive I have been unable to get a … Continue reading

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First Impressions

It is March 11th, 2011. I have now been in Korea for 21 days (unless my math is wrong – which is likely). It is therefore time for me to share some of my preliminary impressions of the country and culture. Please … Continue reading

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Zombies, Undertakers and Rabbits

Hello everyone! Two posts almost back to back, I’m sorry about that – it is not my intention to fill your inbox with e-mail notifications. The reason for the quick follow up post is to give you the link for … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

I want to tell you guys about one of the wierdest things about living in a foreign country. For me it hasn’t been about adapting to the culture or food or weather. The biggest change, and one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Why am I here?

Don’t worry, I don’t mean that in the ‘oh my god,’ ‘what a bad idea,’ why am I here’ kind of way, but rather as the answer to a common question I am asked here in Korea. Let me explain, … Continue reading

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